Issues in Law & Medicine

Journal covering legal and ethical issues in the delivery of medical care.

Articles from Vol. 16, No. 2, Fall

Masked Intentions: The Masquerade of Killing Thoughts Used to Justify Dehydrating and Starving People in a "Persistent Vegetative State" and People with Other Profound
him or her to die of dehydration and starvation. When provision of food and water does not create excessive burdens (such as extreme pain and discomfort), and if the food and water can be digested and absorbed, denying such nourishment is immoral and...
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